Ricky Jackson was sent to prison and sentenced to death in 1975 for a crime he did not commit. The only witness connecting Ricky to the crime was a 12 year old boy. The Ohio Innocence Project recently learned that the 12 year old boy was pressured by the police to identify Ricky and his two co-defendants. On Friday, the state will drop all charges after he served 39 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
After 39 years Ricky has nothing. Your donations will be given directly to Ricky to help rebuild his life.
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Brandon Brown is a current fellow with the Ohio Innocence Project and law student at the University of Cincinnati.
This fund is administered by the Ohio Innocence Project. Again all money will be going directly to Ricky Jackson.